Good Design is Government Policy

Good design is fundamental in creating better places, considering the needs of people and the community.

The NSW EP&A Act has been amended to include the new design object, reinforcing the importance of good design and amenity in the planning process.

(g) to promote good design and amenity of the built environment,

Also important is a second new object

(f) to promote the sustainable management of built and cultural heritage (including Aboriginal cultural heritage),

GANSW policies and guidance form the line of sight from the Environmental Planning & Assessment (EP&A) Act amendments to include the promotion of good design and amenity of the built environment.

GANSW policies